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Top self build highlights at Grand Designs Live 2019 hosted by Kevin McCloud

Find top experts, specialist exhibitors and a wealth of inspiration for your self-build or renovation project all under one roof.
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Conversions

Take a tour of this penthouse in...

The newest apartment released for sale from the former BBC Television Centre is the largest, allowing it to house some striking architectural...
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Home Improvements

Buyer's guide to built-in...

From sleek shelves to fitted cupboards, built-in furniture that slots perfectly into a space is an investment worth making. Image: Go Modern Bespoke...
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Self Build Homes

Planning permission: how to...

As new research reveals the success rate of planning permission across the UK, we look at a few easy ways to help your application get...
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Home Improvements

6 clever layout ideas for compact...

Bathrooms are often the smallest spaces in a property, but these ideas from real spaces pack in plenty of functionality per square metre.   ...
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Home Improvements

Rooflights that offer a safer...

Opt for security, safety and energy efficiency when choosing rooflights for your home.  PROMOTED FEATURE  Image: EOS Rooflights Whether...
 
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Self Build Homes

Eco-homes: 3 sustainable projects...

When it comes to building environmentally-conscious homes, there's a whole world of inspiration out there. However, some of the most dynamic projects can...
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Competitions

Win a luxury spa for your home

Enter this exciting competition for the opportunity to own a fantastic Wellis Sun spa, worth £4,000 Image: The Wellis Sun spa, with its 26 massage jets...